First responders battle early morning brush fire in Campbell County

Lynchburg & Central Virginia News

(Photo: Courtesy Altavista Fire Company Facebook)

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Campbell County crews were called out early Tuesday morning to battle a brush fire in the Altavista area.

According to the Altavista Fire Company, firefighters — along with members of the Department of Forestry –were called out to the the 1700 block of Tardy Mountain Road at approximately 4:40 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30.

When units arrived at the scene, the company says they found a large brush fire approximately 30 feet from a home.

The Evington Volunteer Fire Department was reportedly brought in to provide extra manpower and a tanker.

Just after 7 a.m. on Tuesday, officials announced the fire was contained and crews were hitting hot spots before clearing out.

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